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that was licensed in the united states. we have done those things. we have shifted all the vaccine manufacturing to the extent we can to multi those virus first because there faster to fill, with leaving the rest of leftover for the single dose syringes. we have worked with them to shift everything they can do to get the vaccine out as fast as they possibly can. then we are tracking through the process step by step. to the degree that when a lot is ready to be released at a manufacturer, we have a truck waiting. it pulls up at the loading dock ready to accept that vaccine and bring it to the distribution sites. if we have been working through this every step of the process to get any delays out. that is what a sight visits have largely been about. >> a question about the contracts. [unintelligible] to produce this reject all under 51 million doses, kabbalah contracted the manufacturers to fill 117 million doses. why aren't they able to undo the full amount of doses -- able to do the full amount of doses? >> we need to make sure we have enough vaccine derived the time people want it and being ca
are destroying the economy of the united states. this election is going to be interesting to see just tell the public is feeling. host: which races are you watching? caller: it is a foregone conclusion that virginia and creigh deeds ran a terrible campaign. the new york 23rd is traditionally a republican district. it will almost certainly go republican. a democrat has not won since 1850. corzine is a wall streeter. host: you would not bit surprised if corzine loses? the president has been there five times to campaign for him? the >> people are concerned about the tax rates in new jersey. -- caller: people are concerned about the tax rates in new jersey. they're not happy with corzine's leadership. host: let's hear from a voter voting in today's new york city mayor's race. who are you going to vote for? caller: thompson. chost: why is that? caller: mayor bloomberg is for the rich. when i went downtown, all the buildings were nothing but luxury buildings. people are getting a rent increase every single year. in one of his commercials, he said that crime is down in new york city. he did not m
portfolios over the largest bank holding companies of the united states accounting for about 2/3 of all the assets of the banking system. we were able to look across banks and examiners and asset classes and combined our usual examination procedures with off sight surveillance done by economists using a wide range of statistical methods. i think we learned a largement in that exercise -- large amount in that exercise. the confidence in the banking sector rose significantly but we also learned great deal about how to examine banks in a comprehensive way across the entire system. . i think, henry, i think going forward what we really need to know will be how to examine the system as a whole. i think one of the failures of regulatory oversight during the crisis was our -- when i talk about regulators in general, how individual firms and how each individual firm is doing. one of the things we've learned and very challenging for us as we go forward will be that we need to look at the whole system. we need to see how the markets have interact with each other. have interact with each other. we
trafficking is actually done out of the prison system in the united states. particularly the california prison system. and he mentioned one prison, pelican bay, in specific. and then i came back, and i found that there are all these cell phones in prisons which enables a group, name live the mexican mafia, to essentially use cell phones to give directives right out of prisons on hits, on territories, on dealers, and i think this is a very serious thing. i've introduced legislation that would make cell phones contraband in federal prisons with possession punishable by up to an additional year in prison. what do you think of this? what are you doing? it is a real problem, mr. attorney general. >> it is a real problem, senator. i had experience with that when i was the united states attorney here in washington, d.c. rapel edmonds was convicted, sent to jail and continued to run his drug enterprise from prison, was convicted again for that. the maintenance of cell phones in prison, i think, is unacceptable and i think we have to find ways in which we conif i skate them. you're right, they ought to
and the democratic and republican party. we need to start operating like the united states instead of everybody trying to get what their states need. i am from oregon. we get a free ride on this. i do not want anything off of my countrymen's back. i do not need it. host: think you for your participation. up next, we will share from the agricultural secretary, tom vilsack about food security in the united states. we will be right back. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2009] >> this weekend the u.s. financial crisis. nomi prins will be on. sunday afternoon, three new books about sarah palin, including a book signing. scott conroy on sarah from alaska. >> american icon, three nights of c-span original documentaries on the iconic homes of the three branches of american government. beginning thursday night at 8:00 eastern, the supreme court, home to america's highest court, reveals the building in exquisite detail. saturday at 8:00 eastern, the capital. famerican icon, three memorable nights. this day, friday, and saturday at
with the united states prior to the war in iraq. the reason we in theory a oppose the war was that we told the bush administration that would blind to that region and we don't underestimate the with them. for you to invade and occupy iraq will be equivalent to pandora's box of evils. you go there and you will unleash evils that we don't understand, all sorts of forest have been unleashed. it's actually run for any country in the world to go and occupy another country, dismantle its government, disbanded government, the spanish police force. and pretend that they know better. you made the decision. you looked to send your troops to iraq and i feel bad for every single human life that was lost in iraq, whether it was iraqi lives or american lives because those young soldiers didn't go there because they wanted to go there. this wasn't a decision taken by the bush administration. not every american situation like the war in iraq. what i'm trying to tell you is this is a controversial issue, but if you try to become part of the lies and forget you are an american and these are iraqis, believe
stronger and more capable of action and turn it into a strong partner for united states. we can build a strong partnership on this basis. first with russia, china and india. for ladies and gentlemen, the world we live in today is both freer and more integrated than ever before. the fall of the berlin wall, the technological revolution and information and communication technology and the rise of china, india and other countries and dynamic economies, all of this has changed the world of the 21st century into something completely different from what we knew in the 20th century, and this is a good thing, for freedom is the very essence of our economy and our society. . man ca e he's free. but what is also clear is that freedom does not stand alone. it is freedom in responsibility and freedom to show and shoulder responsibility. for this the world needs an underlying order. but the near collapse. but the near collapse. financial market has shown when is none, when there is no underpinning order. there is -- if there is one lesson the world has learned from the financial crisis of last yea
assaulting a child. >>> somali pirates have hijacked a tanker on its way to the united states. a european union spokesperson says the ship was taken about 800 miles from somalia yesterday. it has 28 crew members, none of them from the united states. somali pirates have taken dozens of ships, but this may be only the second attack of an oil tanker. >>> tiger wood sincere talking about a car accident over the weekend, but he's not talking to police about it. rafer weigel has more about that. >> tiger and his wife erks elin, turned away from cops. under florida law, he technically does not have to talk to police. his attorney says, quote, it's a private matter. the accident happened early friday when woods ran his suv over a fire hydrant and crashed into a tree. he did release this statement on his website yesterday which reads, in part, although i understand there is curiosity, the many false, unfounded and malicious rumors that are currently circulating about my family and me are irresponsible. the only person responsible for the accident is me. that's a curious statement, robin. a tabloid
, may god bless our soldiers, families, and the united states of america. [applause] >> ladies and gentleman, the chief of staff of the army, general george casey. >> good afternoon. president and mrs. obama, governor perry, governor doyle, secretary gates, secretary shinseki, many distinguished members of congress from the state of texas and across the country, secretary of the army john mchugh, admiral and mrs. mcmullen, families and friends -- it is a tradition in our special operations units to go to the book of isaiah went eulogizing fallen comrades. proud of their willingness to accept any challenge for this country, at the funeral they read," then i heard the voice of the lord saying, "whom shall i send? and who will go for us? then i said," here i am, send me." this passage conveys the sentiment that applies to every member of our army. it gives voice to a spirit of service that lives in every soldier. it is a spirit we saw in the 30 soldiers who gave their lives here, men and women who believe in the values and ideals this country stands for and men and women who willi
for pictures with rahm emanuel and the vice president of the united states. >> it's just unbelievable to me. the couple posted pictures of themselves on facebook hanging out with the vice president. and the white house chief of staff rahm emanuel. a woman describing herself as the publicist for this couple says that they were fully cleared to attend the event. oh, honey, we have a lot more to talk about than just that. so who are the salehis? richard lui takes a closer look in about ten minutes. >>> you may be up earlier than normal to do the cooking and baking today. others are up early to stake their place in new york. 31 balloons including snoopy and spongebob square pants have been inflated for the macy's thanksgiving day parade. thousands of people are expected at this morning's parade including santa claus. >>> yesterday you know was a busy travel day but many people avoided the airports. aaa reports air travel could be down by more than 6% this year. check out the crowds at penn station in new york yesterday. many people chose to go by train, be bus or car. apparently because it is c
, that they are swearing to uphold and defend the constitution of the united states. and obey the orders of the president of the united states and the officers appointed over me, according to the regulations and the uniform code of military justice. i think that's pretty clear. >> we had a question in the back over here. >> general, with u.s. news and world report. >> i was going over here. >> i would like to get a question from a nonmember of the press, from one of the audience members. >> jody west of cyberrisk. general, we have alcatel, lucent, eads, a number of the european defense contractors over here. with national security agreements actively competing for our procurement dollars. we are increasingly, though, fighting with allied forces in different venues around the world. yet we're the only country with the exception of u.k., a little bit, that really has network centric warfare. what are we doing or can we do or should we do to try to get more procurements overseas to help build up their network centric capabilities so we don't have to do all the war fighting? >> first of all, if i could with
, this committee continues to look at what we can do to secure universal service to the people of the united states. in my neighborhood in cleveland, ohio, i have seen of the last few years, the postboxes disappear from neighborhoods. i don't take that lightly. to me, that has been an essential part of the infrastructure. the next part of the infrastructure postal service are the branches. we know that the postal administration has been systematically targeting branches, particularly in areas which are economically disadvantaged. think about universal service. we know they are cutting hours. they keep trying to downsize the postal service. at the same time, there has been an expansion of dealings with the private sector. the private sector takes over more and more. i think we need to look long and hard at the creeping privatisation that has been going on the postal service. it is really at odds with universal service. if the postal service is a money loser, why does the private sector want to take over ta? if it loses money, why would anyone want to take it over or even turn it into a bag? nk? this
the united states currency because we are flooding the world with dollars and there's a decreasing willingness on the part of the world to own our debt. the fact is the government acquires money in three ways. they tax it directly or they borrow it with a decline in world willingness to do so, they end up printing it. if they printed up they tax indirectly by deflating or inflating the currency, deflating the purchasing power and it comes back. now most every case, the cost of current mismanaged fiscal policy falls on the future generation. >> thank you for your testimony. i yield back my time. >> i yield to the gentleman who at one point share this committee for six years. >> you know, the president has said and his administration has said they created 640,329 jobs. that's pretty specific. you'd think they'd be able to account for those jobs since they are so specific down to the actual job. 329? how do you account for that? >> well, i think the number that's presented -- the >> do you think they can really be that accurate? >> is the number actually 640,329? no. absolutely not. t
, this is not including all kind of chinese drywall, but this particular brand was imported to the united states between 2005 and 2007. if you can see the back side of it, it will say made in china as well. the main things to look out for are, as you are saying, corroded wires and pipes. homeowners also report add rotten egg smell, sickness as well as failed appliances. now, the coach of the new orleans saints even says most of his house was built with this. >> we had five computer failures. we're on our fourth hard drive right now. we had 13 air conditioning service calls, three different coil foil failures, we're on our third microwave oven panel. had to install a second set of phone lines, a second alarm system. >> so far there have been more than 2,000 complaints in 32 states across the country. d.c. and puerto rico as well. next half hour we'll tell you what to do if you have the defective brand in your home. >>> so you can see a madhouse at the mall friday. some might like that. retailers are expecting black friday shopping to soar this year. melissa long in for jennifer westhoven on this day. bea
. i think the united states of america has a moral obligation that every citizen is able to get affordable health care. i don't understand -- the republicans are conscientiously opposing this bill because they really care about american people? they want to stop this bill. it is something so important and crucial for the people. i don't have a question. if the american people pay attention carefully and find out that republicans are not really concerned about health care, but just want to stall this bill, they will be penalized down the line. i want to thank c-span for this opportunity. guest: the republicans look at what they are doing as exactly what the democrats are. and they look at themselves as saving the country's finances. that is their refrain when they step to the microphone. this will wreck our deficit, we don't want our grandchildren to pay for this. host: let me ask you about a specific issue in the senate bill. this is senator leahy looking at a partial repeal. there has been sentiment among some that a broader repeal of the exemption for health and medical malpra
stewart. joe is the former secretary of the united states senate. he was a longtime friend and associate of senator byrd and many other senators. >> are the people here paid for by the foundation? yes, we are not on the federal payroll. we are not on the university payroll. >> who determined that senator byrd would get the money to create a center like this? >> we started this about six years ago. the group is called the association of centers for the study of congress. there are 40 members and a number of other members of our part of the organization. the word -- but would include the alberts center. he was a speaker in the 1950's and '60's. >> when you were historian, who was the speaker? >> i served under tip o'neill, jim white and tom foley. i was hired by speaker neil in 1983. >> the carl albert center is in norman, oklahoma. >> they collect not only oklahoma collections but 40 or 50 other congressional collections. some of the newer ones are the howard baker center at the university of tennessee in knoxville that just opened its doors this year. the bob dole institute for public po
're watching. >>> five 9/11 suspects will use their trial to criticize the united states. their attorney says they'll plead not guilty so they can slam the united states in court and won't deny their roles in the attacks. some critics say the trial in new york will give the suspects a platform for their views but the just it department said they won't disrupt the proceedings. >>> and the health care bill goes to the floor for debate but the dems barely got the votes they needed. let's get you updated. richard lui joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. >> the republicans are accusing dems are buying some of those votes. how so? >> mary landrieu, her vote. includes $300 million in medicaid subsidieses for her state. harry reid add them at the last minute and republicans are calling it the louisiana purchase. landrieu says, though it did not sway her vote. >> it is the number one request of my governor who is a republican, and it is unanimously supported by every member of our delegation, democrat and republican. i'm proud to have asked for it. i'm proud to have fought for it and i will co
war with china. they are looking for natural resources, more raw materials. the united states, we need to get some of these places, too. we need to detach ourselves a little bit from the middle east oil companies and develop a lot more of our grain energy resources but also, i am telling you, because of the large population here, the immigrants that are here, they come here to america to make money. they don't come here to blow things up. nine out of 10 of these books when they come here, they, with the idea to make money, increase profits. host: thank you for your input this morning. georgia. independent. caller: of good morning. how are you doing? on the question, could america go broke, correct me if i'm wrong, i don't think a fiat money system that ever worked in the past, long term, more than 300 04 injured years. host: tell us exactly what you mean. caller: a money system not necessarily backed by anything. like we have now where a federal reserve or a national bank actually makes the money and it is not backed by anything specifically other than the word of the government. i don
of the best ways to treat the swine flu. four people in the united states and five more in britain tested positive for a tamiflu resistant flu. >>> basketball star sha zeoe ke o'neal so touched by a 5-year-old girl that was killed he decided to pay for her funeral. shaniya davis's body found along the side of the road. shaquille says he saw it on the "nancy grace" show and apparently so touched, larry smith. a story that ripped your heart out. >> it was. the kidnapping of little shaniya gained national attention. shaquille o'neal makes him our true champion. we honor everybody as true champion. this is deserving. o'neal has six children himself and has given to many charities. the observer reports shaq paid for little shaniya's funeral. no word from his team, the cleveland cavaliers and 2,000 people attended the funeral sunday. what a wonderful gesture. >> he is known for volunteering in law enforcement in the cities where he goes and plays. i know a lot of the causes are about children, neglected children who are abusesed. >> a soft spot for children. no question. this would not be out o
. they're considering 37 additional ethics chashgs accusing him of wasting state money on flight upgrades among other things, but sanford stood firm. >> there apparently have been eight governors in the united states all on major charges. if you look at using a business class ticket as a ground in which to impeach, it will be new grounds. i'm give you that. >> sanford's attorney says he will eventually respond more specifically to the ethics charges. >>> a hospital is banning neck ties on the doctors. the jersey city medical center says it's for the patient's safety. the fear is that ties help spread germs or get in the way during medical procedures. both patients and doctors seem to think it's a good idea. >> the tie can get in the way of certain procedures they're doing. i do believe that. because ties -- i mean i don't see a necessary need for a tie here to save a life and not look handsome. >> i'll save my neck ties for dinner parties. >> all right. one doctor even said she'd like to get rid of the lab coats as well. >>> some drama and mystery at notre dame surrounding the star quarte
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